Eight out of the 10 most expensive cities in the world for expatriates are in Asia. The comparison is measured through currency movements against the dollar and takes into account the cost of living for housing, transportation, food, clothing, household goods and entertainment. This year's survey included cities around the globe.
The Census Bureau recently released data on the labor force concerning minority employment in the Bay Area high-technology industry. The dramatic shift in the changing composition of the high-tech workforce represents a new generation of homegrown and imported workers drilled in science, technology, engineering and math studies. The percentage of Asian tech workers grew from 39 percent in to just more than 50 percent in in Santa Clara, San Mateo, Alameda, Contra Costa and San Francisco counties combined, according to Census Bureau statistics.
Asian cities had outnumbered their counterparts in Europe and America in terms of international tourist arrivals inaccording to leading data and analytics company GlobalData. Depreciation of most of the Asian currencies except Chinese Yuan played a vital role in attracting international visitors to Asian cities. Tourists from Europe and China were behind the growth of international arrivals to the Asia.
No region of the world today is more dynamic than Asia. Across the continent, booming countries have built engines of economic growth that have lifted hundreds of millions out of poverty. Along with this economic strength has come increased strategic importance, leading to Asia's emergence as a principal center of global power in the twenty-first century.
Asian students again received the largest number of admission offers to New York's elite academic high schools, intensifying the debate about the mayor's efforts to admit more black and Hispanic students on the basis of race. At the city's eight public high schools requiring a high score on an admission test, 2, Asian students were offered seats, 1, whites, Hispanics and blacks, the city's Education department announced on Monday. Of the 1.
Ashgabat in Turkmenistan has climbed 36 places to seventh in the Mercer rankings By Caroline Thorpe Asian cities now account for eight of the 10 most expensive places for expatriates to live, according to new research, up from seven in The only cities outside Asia to make the top 10 are Zurich and New York. The ranking calculates living costs for foreign workers, using the price of housing and day-to-day goods and services such as food, entertainment and transport.
By Nextgengolf. After Inbee Park won her third consecutive major at the U. Open last week, I began thinking about a trend that doesn't get talked about that much in certain circles but is painstakingly obvious--that being the overwhelming dominance of Asian women players on the LPGA tour.
This latest ranking of passport power and global mobility — which is based on exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association IATA — marks the culmination of an month long winning streak, after they unseated Germany from its long-held 1 st position at the beginning of Falling from the top spot it shared last quarter, South Korea now sits in 2 nd place along with Finland and Germanyaccessing destinations without a prior visa. Finland's ascent is due to recent changes to Pakistan's formerly highly restrictive visa policy.
September 27, China proved it had most of the best young eSports players by dominating the four events held at the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games. Although video games were downgraded to an exhibition sport in the Turkmenistan capital after being a fully fledged medal sport for the previous decade, medals were presented to the winners of each of the four competitions - King of Fighters, Starcraft II, Hearthstone and Dota2.
But whatever happens between the United States and China, the outcome will not be a unipolar world, neither under American or Chinese tutelage. The United States neither wants nor can afford to re-extend itself globally—nor do most countries want a return to American hegemony. The same applies to China.